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Viva Zapata

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Bar, Grill, Pub, Mexican
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1/2 block west of the main square | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
+52 984 875 2362
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10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Pescado fresco directo de los pescadores de la Isla. Comida tipica...
Pescado fresco directo de los pescadores de la Isla. Comida tipica Holboxno
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  • 277
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    Very good
  • 58
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  • 25
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quality food and good service

Although the wait is a little bit longer than usual, it is a great place to eat. Family friendly, they make their tortillas in-site and the food is really fresh and tasty. The portions are bigger than the expected and the prices are fair. There are swing-seats in the bar as part of the decor and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
Gabriela R
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Texas
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Monterrey, Mexico
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Food is great as well as drinks, accept credit card, if go to dinner, you might find that fish is over, asked for a fish but it was over.people on the kitchen know what tey are doing. Live music. A few steps of the main holbox plaza.

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Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Although the wait is a little bit longer than usual, it is a great place to eat. Family friendly, they make their tortillas in-site and the food is really fresh and tasty. The portions are bigger than the expected and the prices are fair. There are swing-seats in the bar as part of the decor and they have a nice... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

The place has a charming enviroment, if you want to keep enjoying your stay in holbox while you eat, this is the place. The service take a little time because they prepare everything at the moment, what's the rush?. Everything is natural and fresh, even de fruit on your beverage (I heard the owner and some waiters fishing everyday).I ate... More 

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We went for the MEX500 mixed grill - lobster, fish, shrimp, flank steak, chicken on a bed of salad. Was a nice garden restaurant with good service :)

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We end up eating overthere since it was the only open restaurant at 11pm. We had a guacamole ( nothing extraordinary but still okay) and a fish... Fish was very good you can tell how fresh it was. The atmosphere was very friendly! I would go back .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Colorful place. Good food flavor. Watch out when you get your bill, they make mistakes. Doble check!!!!

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Aurora, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The atmosphere is great. The smell of the food on the grill is fantastic. If nothing else, that makes it worth it. The seafood and fish are very fresh. My wife had shrimp fajitas, and they were outstanding. I had the marinaded flank steak, it was okay. Like many other reviewers I was surprised by the noticeable lack of seasoning.... More 

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Miami, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The sea food parilla! Was ok cheap so you do get your moneys worth, but i would preffer to order something else! I paid 500 pesos for the parilla!

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Orcas, Washington
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The food was very good, plenty of choice on the menu, from pasta to seafood, grilled with veggies, to other traditional dishes. Our grilled fish was overdone, but the flavor was still quite nice. The best part for us was the ambiance of the place and the friendliness of the wait staff. We had 5 nights in Holbox and went... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We stayed right beside this place and came here on the second night. Although a bit expensive relative to other places it was 100% worth it. Highly recommend

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1/2 block west of the main square | Calle Damero 67 Solar 14, Holbox Island 77310, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Holbox Island
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 2362

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 25
  • Cuisine: Bar, Grill, Pub, Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Romantic

Description

Pescado fresco directo de los pescadores de la Isla. Comida tipica Holboxno
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?